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San Francisco, Berkeley try to become first US cities to impose soda tax

...better organized to battle such tactics. They're hitting the streets to educate voters and plan to run TV ads, work phone banks and mail fliers."In other places, bless their hearts, but they were ill-prepared for what was coming at them...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-08/san-francisco-berkeley-try
Masters patrons say phone ban has nice ring to it

...to make a call at one of the club's several public phone banks, Adam King said, "I keep reaching into my pocket...done.Ed King said he wished he'd known about the phone banks before the family arrived from Cleveland."As long...

http://augusta.com/masters/story/news/masters-patrons-say-phone-ban-has-nice-rin
For good or ill

...of you. In campaign after campaign we have put boots on the ground, gone door-to-door to get out the vote, run phone banks and raised money to secure this vision. Now this vision has come back to haunt us. ..."The unintended consequences...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2013-07-19/good-or-ill
Kemp Ga. Sec. of State winner

...locked in single digits.Democrats were conceding nothing until the votes were counted. They point to a network of phone banks in field offices across the state to deliver results that pundits and pollsters didn't count on."Based upon our...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2010-11-02/kemp-likely-ga
Elections | Latest News
Flu planners fear ERs flooded with the not-so-sick

...cautions. In the meantime, the CDC has given states and hospitals guidelines on how to open their own - using existing phone-banks like poison-control centers plus the agency's latest information on flu risk and treatment - while exploring whether...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/08/11/liv_543945.shtml
Life & style | Swine flu
Our leadership just doesn't get it

A month ago, I was asked to participate in a phone bank of veterans of military service for Jim Whitehead's congressional campaign. Since then, I've learned that Mr. Whitehead...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/06/04/let_130804.shtml
Letters
Stump calling annoys some

...wouldn't want to support them as much." Automated phone banks, or robo-calls, have been a fixture of some campaigns...world where time equals votes, politicians like the phone banks because they're fast. "If my opponent attacks me...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/08/24/met_93696.shtml
Metro
Tight cash might change Georgia governor's race

...Facebook. Campaigns might have fewer paid staffers and rely more on volunteers for things such as posting signs and phone banks. And targeted robocalls and direct mail might be used increasingly to reach voters inclined to support a particular...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/georgia-elections/georgia
Georgia Governor | Elections | Metro | Elections
North Augusta traffic stop yields arrests

...to the incident report. Myers also had the magazine to the pistol in his pockets. The officer also found the cell phone, bank card and $350 that belonged to the victim. More than 85 grams of marijuana was also found on Myers.All three suspects...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2010-02-05/north-augusta-traffic-stop-y
Latest News | Crime
Solomon goes from delivering mail to delivering on 'Idol'

...congregate in other bars around town on Tuesdays and Wednesdays to cheer for her. This week, Sears has also planned a phone bank at a car dealership where people can go to call and vote on land telephone lines. Sears also sells T-shirts at these...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/05/11/tel_452875.shtml
Television